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Iudaea Seu Palaestina ... Hodie Dicta Terra Sancta ...

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Iudaea Seu Palaestina ... Hodie Dicta Terra Sancta ... : J. B. Homann

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A good example of this boldly engraved and decorative map of the Holy Land divided into the Tribal designations. A large figured title-piece shows Moses receiving the Tablets on Mount Sinai against a background of Old Testament imagery and is balanced, in the opposite right-hand corner by an inset detail map of the route of the Exodus. Johann Baptist Homann was the leading German map maker/publisher of the period and the work is typified by the strong engraving style and bright colour washes used.
mapmaker: J. B. Homann  
place and date of publication: Nuremberg c.1710
medium and colour: copperplate, original colour
size in mm: 490 by 570mm (19.25 by 22.5 inches).
ref: 43058
literature: Laor 340

Price: £ 500£ 300

 
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